Argonne National Laboratory

Hussein Khalil

Hussein Khalil

Director of the Nuclear Energy and Security Program
- Nuclear Engineering

Hussein S. Khalil is the Director of Argonne’s Nuclear Energy and Security program. He leads the Lab’s research on nuclear reactor technology and nuclear non-proliferation.

Dr. Khalil joined Argonne in 1983 and has carried out research to optimize fast-reactor core design and improve computational methods for reactor physics, dynamics and fuel cycle analysis. He was Director of Argonne’s Nuclear Engineering Division from 2003 to 2014.

Dr. Khalil is an Argonne Distinguished Fellow and a Fellow of the American Nuclear Society. He served from 2002 to 2011 as one of two U.S. representatives to the Experts Group of the Generation IV International Forum.